Fruitvale native Ella Matteucci led Team BC to its first victory at the Senior Women's National Baseball championship in Surrey on Friday.

Team BC leads off with decisive victory over Quebec 2

Fruitvale's Ella Matteucci went 5-for-5 as Team BC bagged its first victory, a 14-4 drubbing of Quebec 2, at the nationals on Thursday.

Ella Matteucci’s bases loaded triple in the second inning, launched Team BC to a 14-4 victory over Quebec 2 at the Senior Women’s Baseball championship in Surrey on Thursday evening.

With B.C. Up 2-0, the Fruitvale native took a two out, 1-1 pitch deep, clearing the bases and giving the host team a 5-0 lead and what proved to be the winning run in the victory.

Matteucci went 5-for-5 on the night with a double, a triple, and three singles, while knocking in five runs, and playing solid defensively at short stop.

In Thursday’s other matches Alberta beat B.C. 2 by a score of 14-2, while Ontario walloped Nova Scotia 17-1, before Quebec took out Ontario 2, 7-2.

Matteucci and Team B.C. plays Nova Scotia tonight at 7 p.m. and defending champion Ontario at 1 p.m. on Saturday. To follow the games on PointSTreak go to baseball.ca for details.

 

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